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1.  Oil Industry Lobbying Group Funded “Dark Money” Ads for Conservative Democrats  

2022-11-26
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American Petroleum Institute's tax filings reveal millions spent on ads for Henry Cuellar, Kyrsten Sinema and others.

2.  Fossil fuel industry dupes media, quietly funds non-profits to block renewable energy  

2022-11-15
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Shortly after he took office, President Biden announced a goal of building 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, enough clean energy to power 10 million homes. For the administration, the offshore wind target was a part of a larger strategy of reducing carbon pollution and putting the country o...

3.  How the Fossil Fuel Industry Buys Goodwill  

2022-11-11
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From the world’s biggest soccer championship to soccer training for kids, from major universities to music festivals and art galleries to — if you can name it, fossil fuel companies have probably sponsored it. TotalEnergies will sponsor the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France. Aramco has partnered with Spain’...

4.  ‘Explosion’ in number of fossil fuel lobbyists at Cop27 climate summit  

2022-11-10
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Climate crisis | The Guardian
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Oil and gas industries have 636 representatives at Egypt conference – a rise of more than 25% on previous yearCop27 live – latest news updatesThere are more than 600 fossil fuel lobbyists at the Cop27 climate conference, a rise of more than 25% from last year and outnumbering any one frontline communit...

5.  Oman's Energy Minister: It's Foolish To Assume Renewables Can Meet Global Demand  

2022-11-09
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Oman's Energy Minister: It's Foolish To Assume Renewables Can Meet Global Demand Authored by Svetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, The world’s energy needs will only grow, and it would be “foolish” to think that rising demand can be met with renewables alone, Oman’s Energy Minister Salim Al-Aufi told CNBC o...

6.  Oil and gas greenhouse emissions ‘three times higher’ than producers claim  

2022-11-09
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Climate crisis | The Guardian
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Climate Trace reports half of 50 largest sources of greenhouse gas are oil and gas operations and many underreport their emissionsGreenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas facilities around the world are about three times higher than their producers claim, new data has shown.Climate Trace, a projec...

7.  Big Oil Goes All in on Toxic Plastic  

2022-08-26
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Great at creating problems for humanity, fossil fuel giants increase oil demand in the form of plastic.

8.  A crude replacement for local news  

2022-08-26
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As local newsrooms rapidly shut down across the country, Chevron steps in to fill the gap with propaganda.

9.  Big Oil v the World - Series 1: 1. Denial  

2022-08-23
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What the fossil fuel industry knew about climate change more than four decades ago.

10.  The people behind the bizarre non-profit trying to kill Biden's climate agenda  

2022-08-08
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For more than a week, a group called United for Clean Power has run an extensive online advertising campaign arguing the reconciliation package negotiated by Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), which contains historic investments in clean energy, doesn't go far enough. The ads, whic...

11.  NOCs, Not Big Oil, Are Responsible For Most Emissions  

2022-08-03
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ZeroHedge News
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NOCs, Not Big Oil, Are Responsible For Most Emissions Authored by Haley Zaremba via OilPrice.com, Big Oil has caught a lot of flack for its slow decarbonization efforts, but much of the criticism may be misguided. Emissions from National Oil Companies far outpace those of Big Oil. Not only do Nationa...

12.  David Stockman On The All-Out Commitment To Destroy Fossil Fuels... Will It Succeed?  

2022-07-26
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David Stockman On The All-Out Commitment To Destroy Fossil Fuels... Will It Succeed? Authored by David Stockman via InternationalMan.com, Investment in all phases of the fossil energy industry has swooned sharply in recent years, owing to both government regulatory and tax subsidy interventions and als...

13.  Oil Giant Consultant Resigns, Citing Operations Beyond 'Limits of Our Planetary Systems'  

2022-05-23
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse.”

14.  How is Big Oil spending record profits?  

2022-05-19
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Exxon Knews
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Not on climate or workers, according to new research.

15.  Study Warns Many Fossil Fuel Sites Must Be Shut Down to Avert Climate Disaster  

2022-05-17
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The study estimates that 40 percent of global fossil fuel reserves must be left in the ground.

16.  An oil train is set to destroy pristine Utah mountains. Why won’t Biden stop it?  

2022-05-07
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Grist
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Wildcat speculators, big oil companies, and state officials alike have been salivating over the Uinta Basin’s rich oil deposits for years.

17.  Tverberg: The World Has A Major Crude Oil Problem; Expect Conflict Ahead  

2022-05-01
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Tverberg: The World Has A Major Crude Oil Problem; Expect Conflict Ahead Authored by Gail Tverberg via Our Finite World blog, Media outlets tend to make it sound as if all our economic problems are temporary problems, related to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In fact, world crude oil production has bee...

18.  PBS Frontline umasks the villains of the climate crisis  

2022-04-21
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Part one of “The Power of Big Oil,” the new three-part documentary series about the oil industry’s insidious campaigns to block climate action, is a must-watch.

19.  Database Shows Rich Governments Funding Fossil Fuels Over Clean Energy  

2022-04-20
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“G20 international public finance is currently blocking a just energy transition, bankrolling 2.5 times more fossil fuels than clean energy.”

20.  Biggest Oil Giants Made 'Eye-Popping' $205 Billion in Profits in 2021: Report  

2022-03-15
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Now, fossil fuel giants are trying to “cash in on inflation and the crisis in Ukraine,” said one critic.

21.  The massive disconnect between Big Oil’s words and actions, in data  

2022-03-07
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Grist
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A new study illustrates fossil fuel companies' greenwashing agenda.

22.  The Fossil Fuel Industry Is a Jobs-Killer  

2022-02-19
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The industry is wildly fudging the numbers to make itself look like a major job creator. We shouldn't be fooled.

23.  Congress calls BS on Big Oil’s climate pledges  

2022-02-09
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At yesterday’s House Oversight hearing, expert witnesses unraveled oil giants’ misleading commitments to address the crisis they continue to cause.

24.  'Utterly Shameless': Former Democratic Senators Join Fossil Fuel Lobby Group  

2022-01-27
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“This is climate denial and shameful bullshit,” scoffed one scientist. “Also the future for Manchin and Sinema.“

25.  On the Defensive a Year Ago, the American Petroleum Institute Is Back With Bravado  

2022-01-12
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Inside Climate News
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What a difference a year makes. The chief of the nation’s top oil and gas lobby laid out the state of his industry on Wednesday in a presentation that reflected a remarkable turnaround for the sector. A year ago, with President Joe Biden taking office and Democrats seizing control of Congress, the oi...

26.  Most Agribusinesses and Banks Involved With ‘Forest Risk’ Commodities Are Falling Down on Deforestation, Global Canopy Reports  

2022-01-13
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Inside Climate News
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Many of the world’s biggest banks, financial institutions and companies are not doing enough to stop deforestation, and in many cases are continuing to bankroll forest destruction, undermining efforts to stop a major driver of global carbon emissions, a new report has found. The report, released Thursda...

27.  Coal was dying. Then 2021 happened.  

2022-01-10
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Grist
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The dirtiest fossil fuel is on the rise — and with it, U.S. carbon emissions.

28.  Oil And Gas Discoveries Plunge To Lowest Level In 75 Years  

2021-12-31
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ZeroHedge News
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Oil And Gas Discoveries Plunge To Lowest Level In 75 Years Much to the celebration of environmental “activists” and the chagrin of anyone applying common sense to the argument of why gas prices are so high at the moment, the world of oil and gas discoveries has run bone dry.  Oil and gas firms are currentl...

29.  China Fires Up New Giant Coal Power Plant In Face Of Calls For Cuts  

2021-12-30
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China Fires Up New Giant Coal Power Plant In Face Of Calls For Cuts Authored by Dorothy Li via The Epoch Times, As the world seeks to phase down use of coal, China’s biggest coal-fired power plant has just finished construction and entered operation on Dec. 28. The Shanghaimiao plant, located in th...

30.  A Brief History of How Big Oil Outplayed Us All  

2021-12-23
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For a century, the fossil fuel industry has outmaneuvered regulators and the public to lock in its power and profits, at the world’s expense.

31.  ‘Net-zero is not enough’: A new book explains how to end fossil fuels  

2021-12-22
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Grist
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Sociologist Holly Buck wants you to know that fossil fuel phaseout isn’t a “fringe” idea.

32.  Coal Powered the Industrial Revolution. It Left Behind an ‘Absolutely Massive’ Environmental Catastrophe  

2021-12-12
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Inside Climate News
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HAROLD, Ky.—Along the winding, two lane road that leads to Tracy Neece’s mountain, there’s no hint of the huge scars in the hills beyond the oaks and the pines.   Green forests cover steep slopes on each side of the road, which turns from blacktop to dusty gravel. Modest homes are nestled into the bottomland...

33.  KXL Pipeline Company Exploits NAFTA Provision to File $15 Billion Claim Against US  

2021-11-24
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Common Dreams
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“NAFTA's legacy of granting multinational corporations special rights to sue governments taking action to protect the environment lives on.”

34.  Ban Fracking 2022  

2021-11-16
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Democrats and Republicans take oil money. In return, politicians provide cheap labor. The corporate republicans will not help nature, it it costs cheap job...

35.  Big Oil is getting subpoenaed  

2021-10-28
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The House Oversight Committee will issue subpoenas to oil companies for documents detailing their role in spreading climate misinformation.

36.  No formal Cop26 role for big oil amid doubts over firms’ net zero plans  

2021-10-22
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Officials from fossil fuel firms may attend fringe events but campaigners hail lack of official role

37.  European activists want to ban fossil fuel ads. Why can’t we do that here?  

2021-10-18
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Grist
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In the U.S., ad restrictions could risk “running afoul of the Constitution.”

38.  The Line 3 Pipeline Protests  

2021-06-13
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TK News by Matt Taibbi
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An excellent 12 minuet video of the Line 3 Pipeline Protests. Why is it always the police who are violent?

39.  Yale study finds $62 billion in implicit subsidies every year for fossil fuels in the USA  

2021-04-07
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Another study which you need to know about, but maybe do not need to read.

40.  Who will clean up the abandoned US oil wells?  

2021-02-26
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As oil companies go out of business, they are leaving a legacy of abandoned wells that leak huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

42.  Germany closing 84 coal burning power plants by 2038  

2021-03-17
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In an effort to cut down on C02 emissions, Germany plans to shut down all of its 84 coal burning power plants.

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